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Summary For over 20,000 years, Chauvet Cave has been completely sealed off by a fallen rock face, its crystal-encrusted interior as large as a football field and strewn with the petrified remains of giant ice age mammals. In 1994, scientists discovered the caverns, and found hundreds of pristine paintings within, spectacular artwork dating back ...

Cave of Forgotten Dreams
Metascore Universal Acclaim Based on 34 Critic Reviews
86
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 53 User Ratings
6.7
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Summary For over 20,000 years, Chauvet Cave has been completely sealed off by a fallen rock face, its crystal-encrusted interior as large as a football field and strewn with the petrified remains of giant ice age mammals. In 1994, scientists discovered the caverns, and found hundreds of pristine paintings within, spectacular artwork dating back ...

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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 34 Critic Reviews
86
94% Positive
32 Reviews
6% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Universal Acclaim Based on 34 Critic Reviews
86
94% Positive
32 Reviews
6% Mixed
2 Reviews
0% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 53 User Ratings
6.7
60% Positive
32 Ratings
25% Mixed
13 Ratings
15% Negative
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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 53 User Ratings
6.7
60% Positive
32 Ratings
25% Mixed
13 Ratings
15% Negative
8 Ratings

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Production Company Creative Differences, History Films, Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication, ARTE, Werner Herzog Filmproduktion, More4
Release Date Apr 29, 2011
Duration 1 h 30 m
Rating G
Cinema Eye Honors Awards, US
3 Nominations
Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination
Kansas City Film Critics Circle Awards
• 1 Win & 1 Nomination